Do you like building things? Are you interested in knowing how things work? The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is designed to prepare you for a career in the ever-changing fast paced engineering industry as an engineering technician. Through a combination of class, lab, and possible cooperative education work experience you will learn the basic theory and computer skills necessary to design mechanical systems. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, salaries for mid-level positions range from $35,000 to $45,000 a year. As a graduate with this degree, you can look forward to job opportunities in manufacturing, the construction industry, service agencies, and government institutions. It is our goal to teach you the technical skills to prepare you for a rewarding career in the growing field of engineering technology.
Credentials available: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, Certificate in Drafting, Certificate in Tool Design
Average Class Size: 10 – 15
Things to Consider: The demand for Engineering Technicians is high and projected to grow. Students also have the option of building on this degree by transferring to the University of North Carolina system and pursuing a degree in industrial/engineering technology.
Curriculum Courses by Semester
Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree (A40320)
Mechanical Engineering Technology- Drafting Certificate (C40320A)
Mechanical Engineering Technology- Tool Design Certificate (C40320B)
Mechanical Engineering Technology- Engineering Technology Certificate (C40320C)
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Mechanical Engineering Technology